Incident Summary:

10/08/2012: An explosive device was discovered in Dornapal village, Chhattisgarh state, India. The device was defused before it could detonate. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, authorities attributed it to Maoists.

GTD ID:
201210080014

When:
2012-10-08

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Chhattisgarh

City:
Near Dornapal

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Pakistan Armed Forces
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A tiffin bomb planted under the soil was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Maoists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"10-kg tiffin bomb recovered in Chhattisgarh," Indo-Asian News Service, October 8, 2012."